Articles from the November 30, 2016 edition

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CASA Takes Shape in Valley County

In October, the Courier reached out to Mark Douglass, the executive director of CASA of Hill County, Inc., to talk about court appointed special advocates for child abuse and neglect victims in the county. Douglass painted a bleak picture of the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    November 30, 2016

Fair Board Bets on Carnival Success

After having last year’s carnival leaving everyone except toddlers a little frustrated, the Valley County Fair Board has put forth considerable effort and focus into improving the carnival for next year’s fair. They ultimately were able to land... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    November 30, 2016

Pioneer Museum Seeks to Overhaul Security

With the historic new addition almost finished, Valley County’s Pioneer Museum has set its sights on improving their security system. The new system will link up with the one recently installed into the new addition of the museum, and replace the t... Full story


National Influenza Vaccination Week

It’s Not Too Late! The Valley County Health Department is offering a flu clinic on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. With flu activity increasing and family and friends planning gatherings for the holidays, now is a great time to get... Full story


Interstate Engineering Expands in Fort Peck

The Fort Peck office of Interstate Engineering has relocated to 6066 MT Highway 24 South. “As our client base and needs for more space grew, Interstate Engineering decided to relocate our office to the new location. This will give our clients more... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    November 30, 2016

Valley County Commissioners: In Brief

The Valley County Commissioners gathered on Nov. 23 to discuss and vote on several matters pertinent to county operations. The commissioners unanimously approved the promotions of both Taylor Trang to a clerk one position and Julie McGuiness to... Full story


Comfort Pups Program is a Community Effort

Comfort Pups Program was an idea that came to Assistant Chief Brien Gault after responding to a multiple vehicle accident with children involved. Gault recognized the benefit that supportive... Full story


Discussing DAPL

I have largely ignored the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest; unable, thus far, to really form an opinion due to a lack of substantive information. I am an independent-minded person, and a self-professed libertarian who voted for Gary Johnson (protest v...


Listen to the Quiet: Part 10

A multitude of preparatory steps went into a typical washday in the homesteader’s modest home. It’s a certainty that the modern-day housewife would think twice before swapping places with the housewives of the early 1900s in rural Montana. Doing...


On Tax Reduction

First, to taxes as I see it. Every Presidential candidate since Nero has promised lower taxes. Here’s a quickie run-down of how the income tax occurred in the US. 1791 to 1802 federal taxes on booze, tobacco, snuff, slaves, refined sugar, carriages...


Interest Rates Gone-By

It is the season of gift giving. Do you remember receiving US Savings Bonds for Christmas and Birthdays? Not many of us thought of the value of this gift, probably because as kids we preferred something much more tangible. It seemed to be the thing...


Gary Wayne Klind

Gary Wayne Klind, 71, died on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Billings, Mont. He was born on June 23, 1945, to Wiano and Eleanor Klind in Malta, Mont. He was the second of three children. He was a lifelo... Full story


Darrol A. Detrick

Darrol A. Detrick, 86, of Springville, Pa., passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016 at Endless Mountains Health Systems in Montrose, Pa. He was born in Bentonville, Ark., on Oct. 5, 1930, to the... Full story


Leo M. 'Donny' Hiltner

Leo M "Donny" Hiltner, age 88, of East Helena, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, of natural causes. He was born the youngest of four children to John G. and Mary (Heckner) Hiltner on their farm in... Full story


Milton Estenson

Milton Estenson, age 78, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. He was born Dec. 17, 1937, in Hinsdale, to Albert and Mable Estenson. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edell Estenson, and a son, Mark Estenson. Graveside... Full story


14U and 19U Lady Ice Dawgs Win 'Em All

14U The 14U girls prevailed over the Miles City Generals in two games held in Miles City Nov. 12: Glasgow 9, Miles City 1 Goals: Shanice Lagerquist, 3; Zoey Crater, 4; Brooklyn Schmidt, 1; Skyler Wesely, 1. Assists: Z. Crater, 3; B. Schmidt, 1;... Full story

 By Tami Burke    Sports    November 30, 2016

Hockey Registration: Round Two

Registration for participation in the second Hi-Line Youth Hockey (HLYH) session for Tykes (six and under) and Mites (seven and eight year olds) has begun. The second session will run January – February 2017, and the fee for tykes/mites is $50.... Full story


Valley Event Center Hosts Six Weekend Games Against Bozeman, Havre

Bantams The bantam Ice Dawgs faced off against the Bozeman bantams Nov. 19 and 20 at the Valley Event Center. Glasgow 3, Bozeman 11 It took some time for Glasgow to warm up in the first game on... Full story


2016 Fall Academic All-State Scotties

Cross Country Isaac Braaten, Wilson Overby, Ellis McKean, Merlin McKean, Alaina Sallee, Brooke Westby, Colton Pewitt, Katie Kaiser, Morgan Guttenberg, Brinlie Nielsen,Faith Sallee, Kasey Seyfert. Football John McColly, Tayson Hoerster, Alex Fransen,... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – DEC. 2 BLOCK OF BUCKS COLLECTION DAY – watch for employees for Montana Army National Guard, Glasgow High School Student Council Members and Soroptimists as they collect donations on downtown intersections. 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. -... Full story


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